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O-Zone by  Paul Theroux - Signed First Edition - 1986 - from Nooks Of Books and Biblio.co.uk

O-Zone

by Theroux, Paul

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PA: The Franklin Library, 1986. In Near Fine condition. Bound in full, rich brown leather, lushly gilt-stamped on all sides. Raised hubs on the spine. All page-edges gilt. Decorative endpapers and a sewn-in silk ribbon bookmark. 519pps. There are slight touches of flecking to the gilt, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. SIGNED by the author exclusively for members of The Signed First Edition Society. Includes a special introduction by Theroux that is not in the trade issue. ".Welcome to the America of the 21st century. The O-Zone is a forbidding land of nuclear waste, mutants, and aliens. Except for one place that is a beautiful oasis amidst the destruction. When two aliens are shot that look suspiciously human, Hooper Allbright, disurbed by the memories of those he once loved, goes back down into the O-Zone to try to reach the people he lost, though they may be unreachable by now." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books.. SIGNED by the Author. Limited First Edition. Full-Leather. Illus. by Smith, Douglas.


  • Bookseller: Nooks Of Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 203-2787
  • Title: O-Zone
  • Author: Theroux, Paul
  • Illustrator: Smith, Douglas
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: Limited First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library
  • Place: PA
  • Date published: 1986
  • Keywords: PAUL THEROUX O-ZONE LEATHERBOUND BOOKS SCIENCE FICTION FANTASY LITERATURE HOOPER ALLBRIGHT FUTURISTIC ALIENS MUTANTS ADVENTURE COLLECTIBLE LITERARY NOVELS
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sci-Fi/Fantasy; Leatherbound/Franklin/Easton;


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